moulding gaps


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Old 07-07-06, 12:26 PM
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moulding gaps

I'm repainting my second floor hallway and have an issue with the door moulding. The miter cuts were done well but there are 3/16" gaps between the wall and moulding in some areas. I can see this was because the door jambs weren't centered and the wall protrudes on one side and in on the other. I'd hate to have to pull this moulding down and recenter the jambs. That's alot of work. Is 3/16" too much of a gap to fill with painters caulk?? Like I said I really don't want to turn this into a major project but I will if the caulk will look bad in such a large gap. thanks
 
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Old 07-07-06, 01:18 PM
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I've caulked wider gaps on a regular basis
Old painter saying : You can make anyone a carpenter with enough caulk

You should be fine.
 
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Old 07-07-06, 07:43 PM
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Originally Posted by marksr
Old painter saying : You can make anyone a carpenter with enough caulk
A little caulk, a little paint, makes some carpenters, what they ain't
Originally Posted by marksr
You should be fine.
Yup
 
 

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